first_imgNews UpdatesKarnataka HC Asks State About Action Taken On Increasing Complaints Of Domestic Violence During Lockdown [Read Order] Mustafa Plumber22 April 2020 7:27 AMShare This – xThe Karnataka High Court has asked the state government about the action it is taking due to an alleged spike in cases of domestic violence, during the lockdown. A division bench of Chief Justice Abhay Oka and Justice B V Nagarathna said; “It is reported that there are a large number of instances of domestic violence as a consequence of the lockdown. The State Government…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe Karnataka High Court has asked the state government about the action it is taking due to an alleged spike in cases of domestic violence, during the lockdown. A division bench of Chief Justice Abhay Oka and Justice B V Nagarathna said; “It is reported that there are a large number of instances of domestic violence as a consequence of the lockdown. The State Government will respond on this aspect by pointing out which are the helplines available across the State so that the affected men, women and children can complain about the domestic violence. The State will also point out what action is being taken on the basis of such complaints, if any.” The state is also directed to inform steps taken to provide assistance to those who are suffering from mental disturbance due to the situation created by COVID-19. The court has also asked the state to respond to an email petition complaining about the breach of the guidelines concerning the social distancing in a marriage ceremony held recently in the house of a prominent political leader. Nikhil, son of former Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy. The ceremony was held at Kumaraswamy’s farmhouse at Kethaganahalli near Bidadi.Click Here To Download Order[Read Order] Subscribe to LiveLaw, enjoy Ad free version and other unlimited features, just INR 599 Click here to Subscribe. All payment options available.loading….Next Storylast_img read more